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Beaches buffer our shores from Mother Nature’s might | Scoop News

Beaches buffer our shores from Mother Nature’s might | Scoop News | coastal risk | Scoop.it
Most Kiwis appreciate the recreational opportunities our beaches offer – whether for beachcombing, surfing, walking the dog, bird-watching, swimming or simply snoozing in the sun.
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Sea Level Experts Concerned About 'High-End' Scenarios | Climate Central

Sea Level Experts Concerned About 'High-End' Scenarios | Climate Central | coastal risk | Scoop.it
A new survey of the foremost sea level rise experts finds there is concern about high-end sea level rise scenarios.
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The IPCC is well known for its conservative, consensus approach...

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Citizen Science: How A Facebook Game Could Help Us Tackle Climate Change - ThinkProgress

Citizen Science: How A Facebook Game Could Help Us Tackle Climate Change - ThinkProgress | coastal risk | Scoop.it
Citizen science is not a new practice; many of the world’s original naturalists weren’t trained scientists, but regular people with an interest in the outdoors. Gilbert White, who is regarded as England’s first ecologist, was a priest who kept detailed records of the plants and animals in his neighborhood in the 1700s. Those notes were then turned into The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, which is regarded as one of the earliest texts to record phenology.
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Citizen science is a fancy name for taking a keen interest in summin. Darwin didn't have a degree in evolutionary biology
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Video: Climate Change Deniers are Embarrassing

Video: Climate Change Deniers are Embarrassing | coastal risk | Scoop.it
Who's smarter: Fourth graders or climate change deniers? Watch this video, and decide for yourself. (Who's smarter: Fourth graders or climate change deniers?
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Storm Brings Flooding Threat to Jersey Shore, Delaware Coast - NBC 10 Philadelphia

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Storm Brings Flooding Threat to Jersey Shore, Delaware Coast
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A coastal storm may cause flooding at the Jersey Shore as well as the Delaware coast on Thursday.
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STUDY: Media Sowed Doubt In Coverage Of UN Climate Report

STUDY: Media Sowed Doubt In Coverage Of UN Climate Report | coastal risk | Scoop.it
RT @Lawsonbulk: STUDY: Media Sowed Doubt In Coverage Of UN Climate Report http://t.co/ZjoCL2Ss3b
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Coastal Communities in Virginia Lead the Way on Local Climate Action - World Resources Institute

Coastal Communities in Virginia Lead the Way on Local Climate Action - World Resources Institute | coastal risk | Scoop.it
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Coastal Communities in Virginia Lead the Way on Local Climate Action
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Local leaders in Virginia Beach, VA are making plans to adapt to sea-level rise and coastal flooding.
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"The time to act is now, we can't afford to do NOTHING"

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ADVISORY: Mayors, City and White House Officials Discuss Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation Plans, and the Presidential Climate Task Force | World Resources Institute

ADVISORY: Mayors, City and White House Officials Discuss Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation Plans, and the Presidential Climate Task Force | World Resources Institute | coastal risk | Scoop.it
Mayors and city officials from Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, and Utah will be participating in an event in Washington D.C.
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1,200 Acres Of South Carolina’s Barrier Islands Have Washed Away In The Last 25 Years

1,200 Acres Of South Carolina’s Barrier Islands Have Washed Away In The Last 25 Years | coastal risk | Scoop.it
South Carolina is just one of the several states to be threatened by land loss exacerbated by climate change.
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Climate Change Will Not Spare an Inch of Global Ocean, Study Finds

Climate Change Will Not Spare an Inch of Global Ocean, Study Finds | coastal risk | Scoop.it
Researchers have estimated that the effects of climate change will touch every inch in the world's oceans, and will influence the lives of between 1.4 billion and 2 billion people who live and rely on coastal ecosystems.
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Beaches of Puerto Rico - USA TODAY

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Beaches of Puerto Rico
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Puerto Ricans love their beaches. About two million islanders live in and around San Juan, jamming onto urban and remote beaches on weekends and camping out on holidays.
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Taking the Piss Out of Climate-Change-Denying Congressmen - Huffington Post

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Taking the Piss Out of Climate-Change-Denying Congressmen
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After the recent UN findings on climate change, it was hard not to become intrigued all over again with climate change deniers.
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L.A. Times cuts off climate-change deniers

L.A. Times cuts off climate-change deniers | coastal risk | Scoop.it
Newspaper will not print letters from climate-change deniers, saying the matter is not opinion-based (L.A.
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The man who made sea-level rise go away - The Daily Climate

The man who made sea-level rise go away - The Daily Climate | coastal risk | Scoop.it
The man who made sea-level rise go away
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What it's about, however, is Droz' outsized role in shaping science's influence on public policy – on climate change, sea-level rise, the advantages of renewable energy over fossil fuels.
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How to win friends and influence people...tell them everything will be alright, despite what the science says

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